Air Pollution: The World's Biggest Environmental Health Risk

of 136Photo
  • Damaging Our Health
  • The Most Vulnerable
  • Disproportionate Effects
  • Unequal Exposure
  • City Air
  • A Call to Action
  • The Causes
  • A Threat to Children
  • Strategies and Solutions
  • Next Steps
  • What's in the Air?
  • International Crisis
  • Regions Hit the Hardest

Disproportionate Effects 

A 2011 study discovered not only that substantial areas of the U.S. lack air pollution monitoring data, but also that low-income and minority communities particularly, poor children of color tend to experience higher contamination levels.

(Photo: GettyImages)

More Photo Galleries